In the past I have detailed reading lists for the Early Years and then each grade, grades one through four. Here is the list for grade four here: http://theparentingpassageway.com/2011/06/02/waldorf-homeschooling-fourth-grade-reading-list/
Some of my favorite books from this year never made it onto that preliminary list, so I thought I would share here. One of these is the book “Rascal” by Sterling North. This book was a favorite for the year. You can see the review Sheila over at “sure as the world” gives it here: http://sureastheworld.com/2012/05/14/read-this-book/ You could work this book into one of your Man and Animal blocks, but also into a U.S. Geography block. There is also the book, “Pagoo”, about a hermit crab, from Holling C. Holling, that I think should be on your list as well.
Speaking of Holling C. Holling brings me to something else. Continue reading